Reader's Digest Brochure, Living With Metrics
- In 1978, in order to assist Americans adjusting to the introduction of the metric system, the editors of the magazine Reader’s Digest in Pleasantville, New York, published this 48-page illustrated paper pamphlet for consumers. It describes the interrelationships among metric units and ways to estimate them.
- Further discussion considers the role of metric units in grocery shopping and cooking, home design and care, meteorology, sports, gardening, health care, and transportation.
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- date made
- Credit Line
- Gift of Elton L. Howe
- Physical Description
- paper (overall material)
- overall: 20.5 cm x 13.2 cm x .5 cm; 8 1/16 in x 5 3/16 in x 3/16 in
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